How do you send and receive your letters and package mail? Are local postal facilities adequate?

Dip pouch only. Can take two weeks or can take months. Unpredictable. - Sep 2019


Through the Embassy mail room. - Mar 2019


We use DPO. Via international post we once got mail from America that had been sent eight months prior so... - Sep 2016


Post has diplomatic pouch however no liquids over 16 ounces. Don't ship anything not through the pouch. It will take your HHE between 4-7 months to clear customs. - Jun 2016


Receive via the pouch, I've never tried to send anything out of here. - Mar 2014


Dip pouch, so it's very restrictive on mail coming in. Mailing out, no package can be over 2 pounds. - Oct 2013


Through the embassy pouch. - Dec 2011


Being in Algiers for only one month we didn't have that problem. We did send some postcards home though and they took 4 weeks to reach New Zealand! - Sep 2008


The local post is quite efficient. DHL and some other couriers are in place. - May 2008


Good question. Send it with someone who is traveling. I don't hear good things about local post. - Feb 2008


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